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Composer: Barber, Samuel (1910-1981)

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Year of birth1910
Year of death1981
NationalityUnited States
Period20th century
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BristolA New World of Music

A New World of Music
Barber, Gershwin, Dvořák
Bristol Metropolitan Orchestra; Karin Hendrickson; Tomas Klement

LondonIndependence Day: Come & Sing American Choral Classics

Thomson, Barber, Ives, Lauridsen, Sondheim, Bernstein
David Wordsworth, Conductor

LondonAmericana 18

Stravinsky, Barber, Vaughan Williams
Brandenburg Sinfonia; Christopher Herrick; Sarah Fox; Edward Price; Twickenham Choral Society

SeattleLeclair, Dvorak, Faure, Barber, & Brahms

© Tom Marks Photography
Leclair, Dvořák, Fauré, Barber, Brahms
Alexander Kerr; Jun Iwasaki; James Ehnes; Bion Tsang

St GallenFestkonzert - Jeremiah

Barber, Bernstein, Marshall
St Gallen Symphony Orchestra; Wayne Marshall; Fernando Gomes; Hadar Halévy
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At Prague Spring, a light tribute to a heavyweight

Keith Lockhart conducts the Czech Philharmonic © Prague Spring | Petra Hajská
The Czech Philharmonic goes pops for a night to honor the life and legacy of Leonard Bernstein.
***11
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Radulović's Barber the highlight at NFM Wrocław

Nemanja Radulović © Joanna Stoga
Eiji Oue doesn't quite convince in Bernstein and Copland, but Samuel Barber's Violin Concerto proves a winner. 
***11
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RSNO marks the Bernstein centenary

Cristian Măcelaru © Sorin Popa
It was a concert of two halves for RSNO's Bernstein tribute.
***11
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Death stingest no more: ACO/Ibragimova

Alina Ibragimova © Eva Vermandel
It takes artistic invention and considerable courage to design a concert programme solely around tragic topics; yet the connecting link between the various items on the last subscription concert by the Australian Chamber Orchestra was – directly or indirectly – death and great composers’ reaction to it.
****1
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Sumptuous Barber with Weilerstein and the Cleveland

Alisa Weilerstein © Roger Mastroianni courtesy of The Cleveland Orchestra
A rousing Dvořák Symphony no. 8 and that composer’s The Water Sprite filled out a highly satisfying performance.
***11
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